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oracular
adj. wise and prophetic; brief and mysterious (remarks)
oracular remarks; smarty pants--oracular
insatiable
adj.incapable of being satisfied greedy
insatiable-incapable-greedy
platitude
n. a dull or commonplace remark made as if it were a new idea idea; a trite saying
tude-attitude-remarks-new idea
impetuous
adj. moving with great force or speed; acting hastily, rashly or on impluse
petous-speed
rigorous
adj. very strict; difficult and demanding
rigorous-strict
thwart
v. to oppose; to keep from doing something; to obstruct
thwart-oppose
ulterior
adj. beyond what is seen or expressed; intentionally concealed in order to decieve
ulterior-beyond
alleviate
v.to ease suffering of the body or mind
alleviate-to ease suffering
tenacity
n. perseverance; cohesivness
wily
adj. crafty, guileful; full of trickery or strategems
smart
microcosm
n. a miniature world; a small system or community regarded as representative of a larger world
mirco=mini
sychronize
v. to cause to occur at the same time; to cause to agree in rate or speed
acquisition
n. the act of obtaining something, especially as an addition to a larger collection; something obtained
acquistion=acquire
debacle
n. a sudden collapse or overthrow; an overwhelming defeat;a rout
deluge
n. a great flood; a heavy rainfall; a great amount of something
v. to flood; to inundate
brusque
adj. abrupt in manner or speech
brusq=abrubt
grandiose
adj. grand or great in scope, effect, or intent; haveing an affected or absurd notion of splendor
grand=grand
enthrall
v. to charm; to keep spellbound
enthrall=entice
sluice
n. a channel for conducting water; a floodgate
v. to wash off with a rush of water
sluice=water
arduous
adj. laborious, requiring much effort
arduous=labrious